Tag Archives: Bwindi

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October 3, 2016

Bwindi Bar wins PURE Award

We are excited to announce that Bwindi Bar has won the PURE Community Engagement Award for 2016! Thank you to everyone who voted for this amazing project. This could be the world’s first bar to win a community award! Congratulations to Bwindi Bar. Bwindi Bar received this recognition for training local disadvantaged youths in cooking,…

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August 8, 2016

NEW Low Season Rates

We are very happy to share our reduced low season rates available now! With new rates for our flagship property, Virunga Lodge, starting at $500 pp/pn. This is a 40% savings! Additionally, Mount Gahinga Lodge pp/pn from $135, Bwindi Lodge from $188 pp/pn, and Kyambura Lodge from $210 pp/pn. Take advantage of these excellent new rates today. Please contact your dedicated sales…

Bwindi Lodge newly refurbished deluxe banda
June 24, 2016

Volcanoes Safaris Opens Two New…

Volcanoes Safaris’ Bwindi Lodge in Uganda is proud to announce that it has created two new deluxe bandas. Each new deluxe banda has been completely redesigned to create a luxury bedroom and sitting room. The 52 square-metre extended banda offers an unparalleled experience for honeymoon couples and families alike. Each deluxe banda is complete with…

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July 22, 2013

A Special Encounter in Bwindi

One of my enduring memories of gorilla tracking at Bwindi was when we approached a nursing mother gorilla with her infant. The infant was busily nursing with her mother. I started taking pictures.  My heart was pounding with excitement – so much so that I thought my heart would burst thru my chest to be…

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July 5, 2013

Uganda Uncovered – Roxy’s First…

Uganda is undoubtedly one of the most beautifully diverse countries with forests and plains, primates and game with the most welcoming friendly inhabitants. There is so much variation in the country, not just the landscapes, but also the different species you will find out there. My first stop was to Kyambura Gorge Lodge, situated outside…

Rebecca and Mountain Gorillas
January 25, 2013

Rebecca and the Mountain Gorillas

Early one dreary morning in March 2004, my BBC Wildlife plopped onto the doormat. While waiting for my lift to work to arrive, I quickly scanned through the articles, but came to an abrupt halt in the advertisement section; Journey to the Gorillas, Volcanoes Safaris it read. A trip was booked in less than 24…

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